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  • Who funds Syrian rebel advocate O’Bagy and the Syrian Emergency Task Force? You do

    09/09/2013 5:29:04 AM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    The Syrian Emergency Task Force the pro-rebel lobbying outfit that employs widely quoted intervention advocate Elizabeth O’Bagy as its political director, receives funding from the U.S. Department of State and related government contractors. In an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller earlier last week, O’Bagy explained how she got paid. O’Bagy has been roundly condemned for working for a pro-Syrian lobbying group at the same time she was casting the Syrian rebels in a positive light. She works as an analyst at the neoconservative think tank, the Institute for the Study of War. “Most of the contracts that I’ve been...
  • Investors hammered by Citi fund setback (its hedge fund return: 3cents per dollar)

    01/18/2009 8:56:03 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 46 replies · 1,302+ views
    FT ^ | 01/15/09 | Henny Sender
    Investors hammered by Citi fund setback By Henny Sender in New York Published: January 15 2009 02:00 | Last updated: January 15 2009 02:00 Citigroup's Corporate Special Opportunities hedge fund is returning only 3 cents on the dollar to investors, underscoring the depths of the difficulties at the alternative investment unit once headed by the bank's current chief executive, Vikram Pandit. The amount being returned is less than had been expected when the company decided to wind up the fund last year and came as bruising news for investors who had been prevented from withdrawing their money since January 2008....
  • Gem-sized CVD Diamonds: Diamonds Forever?

    03/02/2004 4:20:38 AM PST · by nathanz · 25 replies · 894+ views
    ArcticNews.ca - Arctic News Canada ^ | February 28, 2004 | Joseph Quillan
    -- Researchers synthesize gem-sized diamonds of natural colour and exceptional hardness using Chemical Vapour Deposition. -- WITH U.S. GOVERNMENT DEBT now topping US$7 trillion (about US$100,000 for each family of four), and interest rates at historic lows, new life is beginning to breathe through the Canadian resource sector. One sign of this renewed vigor is a sudden surge in prospecting claims being staked throughout vast tracts of the Canadian Arctic. Over 1,500 new permits have been issued this year for Nunavut alone, compared to 190 last year. And according to the Nunavut Mining Recorder’s Office in Iqualuit, the largest number...